Hit the Ground is a chapbook published by Finishing Line Press (2013).

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More about Finishing Line Press

From an interview with Editor-in-Chief, Leah Maines (Dec. 2012 issue of Wordgathering, interviewer, Michael Northen)

“I suspect I look for the same thing that most publishers look for: good poetry. Specifically, I’m looking for compelling poems. I’m looking for poems that possess an abundance of clarity and precision. In other words, I look for poems that make me pause and think about what I’ve just read. Those are the poems I want to publish.

I love to publish first chapbooks by poets who are gifted, and I often nominate these authors for book awards. I also encourage them to get out there and read their poetry at various venues. It’s important for poets to promote their work…

Finishing Line Press is an award-winning small press publisher with a long list of accomplishments. Among the recent winners and notables, Carol Hamilton’s Shots On has been selected as a current finalist in the 20th Annual Oklahoma Book Award. Poet Cheryl Loetscher and Finishing Line Press won the New England Poetry Club’s Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award (for the best chapbook published in the preceding year) for the Finishing Line Chapbook, Unclaimed Baggage. Tania Runyan’s poetry collection Delicious Air won the 2007 Belles Lettres Book of the Year award by the Conference on Christianity and Literature. Marianne Worthington’s Larger Bodies than Mine (NWV Series) won the 2007 Appalachian Book of the Year Award for Poetry awarded by the Appalachian Writers Association. I could go on, but I think you get the picture.”